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internet was fast. but, our uploads are half the speed of our downloads so our internet is really half-fast. so half-fast. someone did a half-fast job posting our vacation pics. stop living with half-fast internet. only verizon fios comes with speedmatch - uploads as fast as downloads. get a fios triple play for just $79.99 a month online for two years and get a $400 bonus with a two year agreement! hurry! it's your last chance. this offer ends january 17th. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> breaking news from prince george's a seven-year-old boy has died. he was pulled from the water and oxon hill just before 6:00. moments ago, he passed away in the hospital. richard reeve has more. >> just within the last 15
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minutes, we have learned the seven-year-old boy has died. take a look at the conditions, it is frozen. when we look at the pond, there is an icy sheen on the top, a frozen mess. just a sad conclusion to this story. a frantic search for answers on a bitterly cold night. >> the young lady was frantic, screaming. >> this person was among those alerted by the screams of a frightened mother. her seven-year-old son had fallen into this partly frozen retention pond. >> i thought please don't let their actually be somebody in the pond. >> friday evening, he was playing with his sister along the edge of the pond when he fell in. >> it's freezing, who would want to do that? >> the girl ran to get her
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mother. afraid she was in trouble, she indicated that somebody try to push the boy in. that turned out to not be the case. >> the kids thought they could ice skate or whatever. >> the mother flagged two officers who happen to be nearby. one of them plunged into the icy shoulder deep water. >> they were trying to use a rod to pull him out. then he went underwater and pulled him out. >> the officers jumped into the water. >> the officers performed cpr until the ambulance arrived. many were hoping the youngster would be ok. >> my hope is that whoever the child is heals. i pray for the family. >> sadly, those prayers were not answered. the two officers were transported and they will be ok but unfortunately that seven-year-old has died. live in oxon hill, richard
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reeve, abc 7 news. >> that is so sad. when the little boy fell into the water, the temperatures were the 20's. it will be cold all night. abc 7 meteorologist steve rudin lets us know what to plan for. >> it will be downright cold through the overnight into the day tomorrow. probably another round of temperatures only in the 20's for the daytime highs. at this hour, the nine degrees at reagan national, 23 dulles -- 29 at reagan national, quantico looking at 25. the windchill factor makes it feel colder. it feels like nine degrees in gaithersburg, nine in martinsburg, six degrees in petersburg, west virginia. through the day tomorrow, the big chill is back, only making it to about 22 to 28 degrees. we have the potential of a slick and slow monday morning rush-hour. here we are friday night
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already talking about monday morning. all you need to know about that coming up. >> now turning to the developing news from france, where three days of a nationwide manhunt have come to a bloody end. the two brothers want to for killing a dozen people wednesday were killed in a hail of gunfire. another suspect, a woman, is on the loose at this hour. marcia gonzales reports. >> two tenths standoffs lead in being three accused terrorists in france dead. >> we are hopeful the immediate threat is resolved. >> at this printing company outside of paris, the police cornered the two brothers that they say carried out the massacre at the satirical newspaper "charlie hebdo." they hold up inside, not knowing an employee was there. and the brothers came out shooting before being killed by the police. he reportedly called a french tv
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station saying they were commissioned by al qaeda in yemen and were defending the prophet mohammed. inside of a kosher supermarket east of paris, another accused terrorist killed for hostages. he reportedly called the same television station, claiming he synchronized his attack with the brothers and he was a member of isis. investigators say the man also murdered a police officer in the shootout yesterday and was killed in today's standoff. his accomplice is still on the run. french president francois hollande said the country remains on high alert. >> france knows that it is not over yet. >> attorney general eric holder will represent the united states at a meeting of world leaders in paris this weekend. there will be talks thereabout talking about -- combating
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terrorism. close to home, a washington wizard showed his support for the french community wearing a t-shirt during the warm-ups for tonight's game. he was born in french guiana and has represented france in the national competitions. stay with abc 7 and wjla.com through the weekend for updates to this developing story. we will also be posting information on facebook and twitter. retired army general david petreus could be facing felony charges for providing classified information to his former mistress. the fbi recommended charges against him. it is now up to attorney general holder whether to seek an indictment. they say that he gave her access to a cia e-mail account and other highly classified information. new information on the fallout of the shooting of a non-armed black man in ferguson, missouri.
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we have learned that some of missouri's top leaders tried unsuccessfully to pressure the police chief to resign. he said those leaders included u.s. senator claire mccaskill and the state house speaker. the applicable -- the eipisco pal bishop heather cook will face charges including vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving stemming from a december 22 accident that left a bicyclist tom palermo, dead. prosecutors say that cook's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit when she struck and killed palermo. >> she veered off to the right and into the bike lane, striking tom palermo from the rear. >> cook pled guilty to drunk driving on the eastern shore five years ago. if convicted, she could face more than 20 years in prison. he served two tours in
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afghanistan and saved countless lives, but now he is fighting a battle at home. diane cho has how you at home can help. >> even though rex survived an explosion several years ago in afghanistan, he is facing a deadly disease at home. >>, on. >> this eight-year-old is no ordinary canine. he was deployed for two tours in afghanistan. his job was to sniff out explosives. >> all these dogs have saved numerous lives of american serviceman. >> in 2009, he was being transported when a roadside ied if their vehicle. the explosion caused him to be more sensitive to flashing lights and loud noises, forcing him into retirement. >> any strobe lights, sirens blinking lights, though scare him. >> this marine was deployed in
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afghanistan when rex was with a unit. they have been inseparable ever since. >> he is pretty much our kid. >> after surviving missions abroad, he has another battle at home after a tumor was dithe back of his throat. >> he is a loyal patriot who has served his country. the is a member of the family. it's deftly heartbreaking. >> his surgery and medications have already cost $3500m, and cancer treatments will only pile up. they have created a crowdsourcing page, hoping to raise enough money and time to give rex the retirement he deserves. >> he has done innumerable things for servicemembers overseas, it is our turn to return to him. >> so far they have raised more than $4000 on their website. rex starts cancer treatments monday. >> time for us to give back.
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for the first time since his exercising accident, senate minority leader harry reid speaks about his injuries and recovery. >> the chilling details of a murder for hire plot, caught on tape.
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>> caught in the act, a man believed to be contacting a hit man to carry out a murder for hire, but in reality it was an undercover officer in the car. roz plater has the story. >> this was a cyber security
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expert who came to this parking lot for what he thought was a good plan. a picture of his wife, directions to her house and instructions on how to carry out the murder. trouble is it was a police officer. june 6, last year, the four corners area of silver spring. this man got into a car to finalize the details of a job he had for a hitman. turns out he was actually meeting with an undercover montgomery county police officer wearing a wire. he began talking about his troubles. >> she has spent over $80,000. >> prosecutor said he was already living with his new fiancé and wanted to be done with his fourth ex-wife. >> he sought out help from people he knew at a tire shop, of all places, who supposedly had connections to the underworld. >> but the people he trusted
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went straight to the police. in a chilling detail, he laid out his plan to the undercover officer. >> put her in a wheelchair. she will never talk, she will never walk, six feet under or a wheelchair. >> then he went to an atm, pulling out $300, a good f aith payment on the thousand dollars yet offered. the just got his phd in cyber security and was about to be consulting for the military. the once promising career is now over. today in montgomery county court, he entered a plea for a deal that included 20 years in prison. formal sentencing will be next month. roz plater, abc 7 news. >> a major announcement is expected monday in the lyon's
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sister's they disappeared in 1975, last seen near the old wheaston plaza mall. monday's announcement comes from several agencies, including montgomery county police and virginia state police. maryland bureau chief brad bell will be there for the announcement. stay with abc 7 and wjla.com for the latest on that. from a about senate minority leader harry reid. he was injured in an exercise accident new year's day. hear how he is doing now, in his own words. >> doctors have told me i have to take it easy. i have been doing new congresses for my 33rd year. i have homesickness, for lack of a better term. >> he has a tough road ahead of him. reid said it is not clear if he will ever be up to see out of his injured i again.
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-- out of his injured eye again. and they say exercise is supposed to be good for you. >> we have cold weather on the way. we were in the lower 40's today. not so much the next 24 hours. but wait until sunday. outside, this is wintergreen. a lot of folks will wake up early and go skiing. they are grooming the slopes right now. 11 degrees. but look at the wind. they are out of the west northwest at 29. if you have plans to ski tomorrow, under love as it will be cold. -- bundle up because it will be cold. today it was 42 degrees. the record was 76, 1937. right now, 23 gaithersburg
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dulles at 23, 29 at reagan national. lexington park, maryland, 28 degrees. with the windchill, it feels colder. 11 degrees gaithersburg, feels like 14 dulles, 15 quantico. you get the point. we have wind chill advisories to the west. garrett county, allegheny county, but nothing for the immediate metro. that is the good news. that does not mean it will feel much better out there as we move through the overnight. it will be downright cold. satellite radar, it is quiet dry, skies are clear, allowing temperatures to fall quickly. tomorrow morning, anywhere from six degrees to 60 degrees. gaithersburg nine degrees. -- six degrees to 16 degrees. if you are heading out, bundle up. sunshine will not do as a lot of good tomorrow. it will stay cold, and then we
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warm up a little bit as we move into the day sunday. in the cloud star to increase. the futurecast, saturday, 9:00 in the morning, high-pressure overhead keeps us drive. the clouds increase moving through the day sunday. sunday afternoon. by sunday evening, into monday night, this is what we are watching. this area of low pressure will develop off the coast. this model is painting mainly rain for the d.c. metro area. as we move through the midday it moves out. however, north and west, could be freezing rain sleet. stay with abc 7 and wjla.com through the weekend and we will keep you updated. and i, cold. mostly sunny skies tomorrow, 22 to 28. the second half of the weekend we rebound air 40 on sunday. partly sunny, milder. the next seven days, count on us at abc 7.
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"good morning washington" starts at 4 a.m. and we will keep you updated. eileen whelan will be tracking the cold temperatures and monitoring the forecast all this weekend. >> we check out to see how the wiz did tonight. >> you know, john wall has not beaten derek rose his entire career. plus we go one-on-one with the new redskins general manager. there's a place online where you always get more than you pay for tjmaxx.com. better brands at better prices to help you maxx what matters most to you... anytime. maxx life. shop tjmaxx.com.
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>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> last time the wizards host to chicago, they let derrick rose get loose for 25. john wall come in the third, wiz up by 16.
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martin gortat, slam. he led all scorers with 21. later, the block. lit by nene. easy slam. still in the fourth quarter. the wizards continue to impress. the wizards win 102-88. randy wittman says it's a little revenge for the defense. >> you know, we came out focused defensively, which we have to do. that is our calling card. when we hold teams under 100, i think we are 20-1 now. this being the one team that beat us last time they were in here. >> wiz, you have leon's stamp of approval. new general manager scot mccloughan was introduced today for the redskins. he comes from the seahawks organization, where he was senior personnel executive from
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2010 to 2014. before that, he spent time in san francisco, where he was general manager from 2008 to 201 0. i spoke to him after the press conference and got his thoughts on rg iii. >> i know him coming out of baylor, i really liked him a lot. i have been around the nfl 20 years. you cannot give up on young quarterbacks. with him right now, it is not that way. i'm coming in with my eyes open, a positive manner. same with kirk and colt, you need quarterbacks and they are not easy to find. >> afc playoff action in foxboro tomorrow. ravens-patriots. this will be the fourth playoff game between the teams in six years. in 2012, the ravens beat the pats in the afc title game going on to win the super bowl.
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earlier this week, john harbaugh called joe flacco the best quarterback in football. will it be the best against the best tomorrow? >> it's not about him out dueling tom moore timeout dueling me. i think these guys on defense present different challenges. it will be kind of a new group going against us and i'm excited about it. >> according to "the washington post," the redskins will interview the former cleveland browns head coach, interviewing for the defensive coordinator job. looks like we may be going out to redskins can't for more news. -- redskins camp for more new a family
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>> will the equipment -- welding equipment sparked a fire is the top trending story. redskins introduce their new general manager. and the forecast for the weekend. although stories right now on wjla.com. a family in tulsa learned the hard way that their dog has expensive taste. their laboratory puppy ate green gauge meant ring and wedding band, worth about $23,000. they took the dog to the vet to
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have them surgically removed. the veterinarian also found sticks and rocks. the dog in the engagement ring are fine. the wedding band is in bad shape.
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>> it will be cold tomorrow daytime highs only in the middle 20's. tomorrow morning bundle up. near 40 degrees sunday. monday, could be looking at freezing rain, sleet before changing over to all rain. sunshine tuesday through thursday. >> jimmy kimmel live is next. have a good night.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- kathy griffin. from espn, chris fowler and kirk herbstreit. and music from priory. with cleto and the cletones. and now, stay right where you are, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you, cleto. hi, everybody. well, that's very nice.'m the host of the show. thank you for watching at home. thank you for coming here. it's very -- very good to see you. well, i thank you for that. we have what i think -- i think
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